Lawsuit accuses Patriots WR Antonio Brown of sexual assault

New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown has been accused of raping his former trainer, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Southern District of Florida.

The lawsuit says that Brown — in three separate incidents, two in June 2017 and another in May 2018 — sexually assaulted a woman named Britney Taylor, a gymnast whom he met while they were attending Central Michigan together and whom he later hired as a trainer.

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Brown's lawyer said Brown denies every allegation. The victim said she will cooperate with the NFL in an investigation. She claims Brown bragged about one particular incident in profane text messages that are in the lawsuit. It's not clear whether the woman reported her accusations to the police. We will continue to follow the development of this story.

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